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    Newt, I sure enjoyed the pictures. Thanks so...

    Newt,
    I sure enjoyed the pictures. Thanks so much! What a miracle!
    Jenna
  2. Thread: Hummingbirds

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    Hi, Are they ever back!!!! They sure like my...

    Hi,
    Are they ever back!!!! They sure like my fushia!!!
    Jenna
  3. Thread: azalia and roses

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    Hi Butterfly, I live in U.P. MI, also zone 5. ...

    Hi Butterfly,
    I live in U.P. MI, also zone 5. I have both Azalea and Roses and they do fine.
    You can make home-made tee pees from plywood or particle board to protect them from the heavy snow if...
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    kjlyttle, Here is a recipe worth trying. ...

    kjlyttle,

    Here is a recipe worth trying.

    Organic Blend: 5 gallons finished compost, 1 gallon builder's sand, 1 gallon vermiculite or perlite, 1 cup granular-all purpose organic fertilizer.
    ...
  5. Thread: Composting

    by Jenna
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    Composting

    Hello!
    Last year was my first year at composting and I wasn't real sure I was going to be successful but, Hurrrrray!!!! I went out to the pile yesterday and shoveled off the last bit of snow and...
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    Pneumonia grass virus??????

    A co-worker was telling a group of us yesterday that you shouldn't rake your lawn until the ground is at least 50+ degrees. She said that the ground has a pneumonia virus that you can catch it if...
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    Hi Pete, Hi Newt, I was just reading your posts...

    Hi Pete, Hi Newt,
    I was just reading your posts about growing oak seedlings. That sounds like a great winter project. I am in zone 5, is there any place I could get acorns this time of year that...
  8. How to survive a Michigan winter

    Hi Everyone,
    I just got my new spring 2004 gardening catalogs :D so I will spend a lot of time this winter planning. This past summer was the first growing season in our new home and it was...
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    Hi Pruningal, I am from a small town just above...

    Hi Pruningal,
    I am from a small town just above the Mackinac Straits of Michigan.
    I am a zone 5.
    Jenna
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    Hi Backyardgardener, I think it should be a...

    Hi Backyardgardener,
    I think it should be a combination of size and weight. This was my first year growing pumpkin, and it was fun. For the heck of it I Planted 1 plant on the edge of my garden. ...
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    Hi Hollzeep, I have a small cactus that came...

    Hi Hollzeep,
    I have a small cactus that came from Arizona, its in a 3 inch shallow pot.
    I was told to give it one teaspoon of water the first of every month, it seems harsh but it has been doing...
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    Denise, My burning bush isn't near as bright as...

    Denise,
    My burning bush isn't near as bright as those in my neighborhood. It has very little red on it. I wonder if it isn't getting enough sunlight. I have it planted near some trees. I have...
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    Hi Newt, I am in zone 5 or I have seen it...

    Hi Newt, I am in zone 5 or I have seen it listed as 5a. I have been looking at the sites you mentioned. I found some pretty hearty Camellias that say they can take zone 6 or possibly even 5. I...
  14. Thread: China Doll

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    China Doll

    Hello, I have a China Doll Plant and it's looking pretty rough. Does anyone know anything about them? I am going to try repotting it tomorrow into a bigger pot. The leaves feel dry even though I...
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    Hello! I love my perennials but what I really...

    Hello! I love my perennials but what I really miss is, my Camelia. I recently moved from Seattle to Michigan and I have tried to find a camelia bush that can take the cold winters here. :cry: ...
  16. Thread: pumpkin

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    pumpkin

    Hello, I have tried to post several times with no luck. I hope my posts do not all pop up at once. I am from Michigan U.P. This is my first year growing pumpkin. A neighbor told me that...
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